5 Recipes for Typical Seaweed Dish of South Korea, Not Just Kimbap

Kimbap is a food that is often found in KDrama. Oval-shaped like sushi covered with seaweed sheets. Besides kimbap, there are actually many types of dishes made from Korean seaweed, you know. Starting from a salad with a special sauce or seaweed soup served on birthdays.

Besides being delicious, the dish is also easy to make at home. No need to go far to Korea, here are 5 recipes typical Korean seaweed.

1. Miyeok Muchim



Material A:

  • 50 g of dried seaweed
  • 1.5 liters of water

Material B:

  • 4 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tsp soy sauce

Material C:

  • 1 kirby cucumber, wash and slice
  • 1 pcs onion, peeled and finely sliced

How to make:

  1. Soak the dried seaweed and water for 20 minutes. Heat a pan and boil seaweed for 1 minute, rinse, slice and cut into small pieces
  2. Make the sauce by mixing the B ingredients and stirring until the sugar has dissolved
  3. Mix seaweed and C ingredients then pour sauce B, stir until smooth
  4. Ready to be served

2. Seaweed rice ball

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  • 2 glasses of white rice
  • 3 pieces of seaweed
  • 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds to taste (for topping)

How to make:

  1. Cut sheets of seaweed to small with scissors
  2. Mix rice, seaweed, soy sauce and sesame oil, stir until smooth
  3. Using plastic gloves, add oil to the plastic gloves to prevent it from sticking
  4. Put 2 tablespoons of rice and make a ball
  5. Serve with sesame seeds

Also Read: 5 Benefits You Get if Diligent Consumption of Seaweed

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3. Gimmari

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  • 3 ounces of dangmyeon, Korean noodles
  • ½ carrot (optional)
  • ½ onion (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon honey or sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 pieces of seaweed into 4 boxes
  • 1 cup seasoned flour for frying
  • 1 glass of cold water for the dough
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • The oil for frying

How to make:

  1. Prepare the noodles by soaking for 30 minutes
  2. Slice carrots and onions and saute until wilted (if using vegetables)
  3. Boil water and cook noodles until soft for about 3-5 minutes
  4. Remove hot water and rinse with cold water then drain for 5 minutes
  5. Put the noodles in a bowl and cut them short so they are easy to bite
  6. Add soy sauce, honey, sesame oil until mixed
  7. Add vegetables, stir until smooth
  8. Make a gimmari by taking 1 box of seaweed then place the mixture of noodles and rolls
  9. Wet the tips of the seaweed and stick it close
  10. Make the dough by mixing 1 cup of seasoned flour and 1 cup of water, stirring well
  11. Take a small bowl and place 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
  12. Take seaweed filled with noodles, dip it in a small bowl and then a bowl of dough
  13. Fry 2-3 minutes or until golden brown
  14. Ready to be served

4. Miyeok woof

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  • 1.5 ounces of dried seaweed, soak
  • 5 ounces of beef
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 10 glasses of water

How to make:

  1. Soak seaweed for 10-20 minutes until smooth, rinse 2 times and cut to make it easy to bite
  2. Cut beef into small pieces, soak with 1 tablespoon soy sauce, onion nipples and a pinch of pepper
  3. Heat the pan over medium heat, saute the meat with sesame oil until it’s not red
  4. Add seaweed and 1 tablespoon soy sauce and saute 4-5 minutes
  5. Add water, bring to a boil then add salt and pepper to taste
  6. Reduce medium-low heat, cover and boil for 20-30 minutes until the meat is tender
  7. Ready to be served

5. Miyeokjulgi-bokkeum

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  • 1 pound of seaweed
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons corn syrup (can use sugar, honey)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • Roasted sesame seeds to taste
  • Artificial crab meat (optional).

How to make:

  1. Cut the seaweed and rinse with cold water several times and soak for 10 minutes, drain
  2. Boil 8 cups of water to boiling and add seaweed for up to 20 seconds
  3. Rinse with cold water, strain and cut into small pieces
  4. Cut the artificial crab meat and cut it into small pieces
  5. Heat a frying pan on medium heat, add oil
  6. Saute garlic and onion for 10 seconds then add seaweed
  7. Stir for 3 minutes and add soy sauce, corn syrup and artificial crab meat, stir-fry
  8. Turn off the heat and add 2 teaspoons of sesame oil
  9. Remove the serving plate and sprinkle with sesame seeds

Not only for kimbap, seaweed is also suitable for soup, fried or salad. It tastes good and is easy to make. Good luck.

Also Read: 5 Unique Processed Indonesian Special Seaweed, Which Do You Like the Most?

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